I get asked a lot of questions about novel openings: Where should I start my novel? Should the inciting incident be on the first page? How can I keep the reader engaged if the inciting incident doesn’t happen for several scenes? Can a later inciting incident be a good thing?
In this video, I use published novels to demonstrate different ways you can structure your novel’s opening.
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